“Nobody Can Force Me Out Of Nigeria” — Peter Obi Laments Too Much Suffering In The Country
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has lamented that there is too much suffering in Nigeria, insistiing that nobody can force him out of the country.
Peter Obi spoke at Onitsha Holiday Resort in Anambra State where he appealed to the voters in this Saturday’s supplementary election in Ogbaru Federal Constituency.
According to him, there are too many “thieves” who are inflicting suffering on Nigerians, and his party is committed to purging the country’s political system of such people.
The former Anambra governor also decried that the citizens of this country are presenting passing through hardship, adding that there is too much suffering in the country.
He said, “There is too much suffering in this country, and, that is what we, in Labour Party, are fighting to end. There are many thieves in the country. So, Labour Party is fighting to create a new Nigeria. I am here with you, and nobody is going to force me to leave Nigeria.”
Peter Obi had earlier embarked on a road show campaign tour of the wards in the Constituency where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was slated to conduct a supplementary election to determine the ultimate winner of the federal constituency seat.
At the various spots where he presented the LP candidate in the constituency, Afam Ogene, to the people of the area, Obi who was accompanied by Senator-elect Tony Nwoye, and Mr Oseloka Obaze, told the people that Ogene is committed to his(Obi’s) philosophy of “building a new Nigeria” and told the people “I am here to beg you to vote for us, vote for Labour Party, vote for Afam Ogene, we will support him, and, he will rebuild here (Ogbaru).”
“Remember that I built all these roads here when I was governor, if you vote for us in this Saturday’s re-run election, we will come back to thank you; Afam Ogene will develop here,” he said.
Meanwhile, Labour Party has denied receiving an apology from the British government over the detention of Peter Obi at Hearthrow Airport in London.